COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE IN PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUITS IN NEW JERSEY

Determining Who Is At Fault At times, I have been contacted by a prospective client who was injured in an accident which was caused in part by his own careless actions. Unlike an auto accident involving a rear end collision where the liability rests 100% with the driver who causes…
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STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR PERSONAL INJURY CASES IN NEW JERSEY

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS The statute of limitations in New Jersey for personal injury lawsuits including lawsuits arising from car accidents is two years from the date of the accident. In other words, an injured adult (18 years or older) must file a lawsuit for injuries sustained within two years of…
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DO I HAVE A CASE IF I FALL DOWN AND SUSTAIN INJURIES DUE TO AN ICY OR DEFECTIVE SIDEWALK?

RESIDENTIAL VS COMMERCIAL SIDEWALKS Under New Jersey law there is a clear distinction between the duties and obligations of an adjacent property owner in regard to a public sidewalk depending on whether the adjacent property is a commercial or residential property. A residential homeowner has no obligation to maintain, repair…
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I HAVE SLIPPED AND FALLEN AND SUSTAINED A SERIOUS INJURY: WHAT DO I DO NEXT?

When someone slips/trips and falls, the immediate response is one of embarrassment.  They want to get up and quickly leave the area.  However, oftentimes it becomes readily apparent, that the fall was caused as a result of the negligence or carelessness of the business or individual entrusted with the responsibility…
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DO I HAVE A PERSONAL INJURY CASE?

I am a personal injury attorney handling personal injury lawsuits on behalf of injured victims in northern and central New Jersey. For over twenty-five years, I have aggressively represented people who have suffered serious injuries in automobile, truck, motorcycle, bus and bicycle accidents. I have handled many cases on behalf…
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